Sesame Street
Plot The Betty Lou Clinic
repeat of 3222
Air date December 13, 1995
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Sponsors M, X, 16
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Picture Segment Description
3222a
COLD OPEN Telly greets the viewer, saying that today he's going to play doctor with Betty Lou (and her dolly) and Nathan -- but each of them thinks they will be the doctor.
3222b
SCENE 1 The gang finds a bench to set up the Betty Lou Clinic. Each of them pretends to be sick, and Telly gives such a good performance that the others vote for him to be the sick person.
AstronautGirl
Film Amelia pretends she's an astronaut.
(First: Episode 2918)
Meltro
Cartoon Melba spells her name and her brother's name on their robot, Meltro.
(First: Episode 3363)
Alphaquest.M
Film / Muppets Alphaquest: M
The girl uses mittens to make monster mush, which is eaten by a Muppet monster.
(EKA: Episode 2750)
Clayman.Mountain
Animation A clay man hikes up a letter M.
Grover.flightattendant
Muppets Grover the Flight Attendant: Mr. Johnson is cold, and wants something warm. Grover suggests exercise, grabs him out of his seat and starts bouncing him around, which bothers a nearby passenger. Next, Grover gives Mr. Johnson a big hug, which doesn't work either. What Johnson really wants is a blanket, so Grover looks in the overhead luggage container, letting everything in it fall out and cover up Mr. Johnson.
(First: Episode 3103)
Toon.spider
Cartoon A spider refuses to give up spinning a web, no matter how badly injured he becomes.
(EKA: Episode 2238)
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SCENE 2 At Betty Lou's instruction, Telly pretends to be sick with "alphabetitis", and Betty Lou and Nathan pretend to operate on him. One by one, the letters are extracted from Telly's head, and he feels better when they're all done -- but Betty Lou still want to keep playing, so he keeps pretending to be sick.
3719-alphabet
Cartoon Letters appear over a sky-view of a neighborhood.
(First: Episode 3267)
4128zg
Song "Dancin' Shoes"
(First: Episode 2949)
Word.AGUA
Cartoon The word AGUA is shown, followed by a river.
(First: Episode 3280)
3734.Agua
Film AGUA: kids play in water.
(First: Episode 3367)
Toon.Clumsysquare
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates shapes.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0416)
3995o
Song "I'm in Great Shape": Kids dance with triangles, circles and squares.
(First: Episode 3277)
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SCENE 3 Telly is now sick with "numberitis", so Betty Lou and Nathan extract the numbers 1-40 from his tummy.
40pigs
Cartoon Counting 40 pigs
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3084)
LexineCookieHug
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Lexine and Cookie Monster tell each other they like each other, then hug.
(First: Episode 3237)
3962t
Animation "Animal Books"
Artist: Steve Segal
(First: Episode 3396)
ErnieHumming
Muppets Ernie & Bert: In order not to disturb Bert while reading, Ernie wears headphones to listen to the radio. Now Bert can't hear anything... except Ernie singing along very loudly.
(First: Episode 3193)
Bellhop.16
Cartoon The Bellhop must take Mrs. Stein's bags to floor 16.
(EKA: Episode 2496)
Folge2269-9
Muppets "Sixteen Samba"
(First: Episode 2822)
16tvsets
Animation Sixteen TV sets are counted.
(First: Episode 2850)
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SCENE 4 Telly is now sick with "Spanish numberitis" in his chest. Betty Lou uses the open mouth cure, which makes the numeros 1-10 come out of his boca. Telly is done being the sick person, so they decide to find someone to take his place.
10.Latin
Animation Counting to 10 (Latin rhythm)
(First: Episode 3045)
3197.WYWH1

3197.WYWH2
Muppets Big Bird's Video Postcards
Big Bird explores the mask gallery at the Museo del Barrio in New York City. Edna, the art instructor, shows him and some kids how to make their own masks for a parade.
(First: Episode 3058)
3976p
Film Ornate Xs spin around in accompaniment to a song.
(First: Episode 2929)
3976o
Film A big X emerges, Jaws-like, in a swimming pool.
(First: Episode 3341)
3976n
Cartoon Stamped and painted X animation.
(EKA: Episode 2934)
Zoe-proud
Muppets Zoe talks about being proud.
(First: Episode 3226)
2356-39
Film A baby messes around (literally) with a chocolate cookie, as Cookie Monster (in voice-over) wishes it were for him.
(First: Episode 0407)
4-houses
Animation 2 houses plus 2 equals 4.
(EKA: Episode 1128)
AddEms
Cast "The Add-ems Family": Gordon, Susan, Carlo, Bob, Maria, Luis and Gabi star in a faux-sitcom about a family who loves to add.
(First: Episode 3391)
GloriaGlobe.trash
Cartoon Gloria Globe appears sick and ailing, because of pollution and damage to the planet. Only by taking better care of the Earth can Gloria become well again.
(First: Episode 2781)
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SCENE 5 Ruthie is the new sick person, since she is also good at pretending. Betty Lou pretends that Ruthie is sick with "rhyme-itis", and the doctors extract the words that rhyme with Ruthie's body parts. Afterwards, Ruthie takes the doctors out for ice cream.
Toon.Jillhill
Cartoon Jill walks up a hill to pick a daffodil.
Artist: Jim Jinkins
(EKA: Episode 2538)
MissMyX
Celebrity Patti LaBelle sings "Oh, How I Miss My X."
(EKA: Episode 2331)
3139d
Cartoon The letter X appears on-screen.
(First: Episode 2779)
OohImSoHappy
Film A group of girls do a playground cheer ("Ooh I'm so happy!").
(First: Episode 3017)
FluffyPetey
Cartoon Fluffy recalls being a homeless dog, getting taken in to the dog pound, and meeting his new pal Petey.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2981)
FayTired
Film Farmer McFay is very sleepy because she only slept for 5 hours.
(First: Episode 3215)
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SCENE 6 Ruthie thinks that she could eat ice cream all day. Betty Lou pretends that Ruthie has "ice cream-itis", and the doctors pretend to operate on her again. Big Bird announces the sponsors.


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